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During the Kokoda campaign, the Japanese were successful in making an attack on the Australian home front. The Australians were forced to retreat and were left were running low on supplies and disease reduced their fighting ability. Later on, the American fought along side of the Australians and defeated the Japanese.

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Q: What happened on the Australian home front during the Kokoda campaign?
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What happened to Japan at Kokoda?

The Japanese troops were repelled by the Australian and US troops during the Kokoda Trail campaign. The PNG natives offered invaluable assistance to the Allied troops, often at great risk to themselves.

What caused the Kokoda Campaign?

The Kokoda Campaign occurred during World War II. The Kokoda Campaign was caused by Japanese troops attempting to invade Port Moresby.

When did the kokoda war start and finish?

The Kokoda campaign lasted from July 21st to November 16th, 1942. The Kokoda campaign occurred during World War II.

In which war did the Battle of Kokoda occur?

The Kokoda Track campaign occurred during WW2 ~ see related link below .

Who was involved in the Kokoda Track campaign?

The Kokoda Track campaign was a series of battles that took place during WW2. The battles were fought between Australia and the United States on one side, and the Empire of Japan on the other.

What alliances did Australia form through the kokoda campaign?

Australia had no allies helping her during the Kokoda Campaign. Britain deserted us, New Zealand, sent only a few men, and America was ignoring our cries for help.

What happened during the Kokoda Track Campaign?

The Kokoda Track Campaign was, According to Pacific War, was Japan's second attempt at capturing Port Moresby to keep Australia from the U.S during World War II. News of the war in 1942 was controlled by General Douglas MacArthur, an American. It is said that the threat from the Japanese was grossly exaggerated by the Prime Minister Curtin for political reasons.

What was the impact of the battle on the Kokoda Track on Australia's home front government and service personnel?

The Kokoda Track campaign represented the first time that the national security of Australia was directly threatened. The victory of the Australians was celebrated as the saving of their country by the public. While there were intelligence failures and unrealistically high expectations of the Australian forces during the campaign, it helped highlight what needed to improve for more efficient medical and logistical infrastructure.

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What do kokoda and the Vietnam war have in common?

The Kokoda Trail was a footpath going thru the OWEN STANLEY RANGE in the islands of New Guinea, just north of Australia. US & Australian (ANZAC) forces defeated Japanese troops, in a series of campaigns, as the Japanese tried working their way to the New Guinea coastlines, during WWII. Australian troops, upon arriving in Vietnam, apparently brought with them, their battle lineage from the Kokoda Trail.

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Why did they make the Kokoda Trail?

They built the Kokoda Trail for an easy escape trail for the Japs and for good defence. The Kokoda Track was in existence well before WWII. It was used as an overland mail route to access the Yodda Valley gold fields (towards the North Coast) from Port Moresby (South Coast). It is actually a network/system of inter-village tracks disconnected in some areas which were linked up to form the famous Kokoda Track which came into the limelight at the height of WWII during the Kokoda Campaign.

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The Kokoda Track was vital to Australia during WWII, as the Japanese troops were repelled by the Australian and US troops during the Kokoda Trail campaign. Japan had already landed troops on the island of New Guinea, and sought to head south through the Owen Stanley Ranges to establish bases on the southern coast of the island. The PNG natives offered invaluable assistance to the Allied troops along the Kokoda Track, often at great risk to themselves. The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels were a tribe of Papua New Guinean native people nicknamed for their thick, woolly hair. The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels helped Australian soldiers during WWII in the 1942 battles against invading Japanese troops. They lived in the villages along the Kokoda Track and initially knew nothing of the war until Australian troops began moving through their area. They carried wounded out of the jungle, on stretchers and on their backs, and nursed them back to health where possible, at the risk of their own lives. They also carried supplies and equipment for the Australian troops. Stories have also emerged of these natives rescuing US airmen who were shot out of the sky. They evacuated allied troops from compromising situations during alerts of Japanese invasions, or hid them from advancing troops. Not only did they nurse the wounded back to health, but many Allied troops fell victim to the diseases of the tropical jungle, such as malaria - the Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels also nursed them through that.

What weapons were used during the fight at Kokoda?

There were several different types of weapons used during the fight at Kokoda. The main ones used were gas chambers and crematories where the people were burned alived.

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